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Unit

4 Biology (2013)

Unit 4 Biology Work program.


Term 2/3.
Week number Textbook chapter and section Key ideas Questions from textbook Biozone Activities Assessment tasks (SAC items)

Area of Study 1: Heredity Outcome: Analyse evidence for the molecular basis of heredity, and patterns of inheritance.
1 (17 June) 10.1 Genes and DNA, genome, DNA replication Gene expressiontranscription and translation, genetic code KQ 1-7 tbc

10.2

KQ 8-14

2 (24 June)

10.3

Gene regulation

KQ 15-17 Chapter Review Q1-12

12.1

Cell cycle, mitosis

KQ 1-7

Term 2 Holidays
3 (15 July) 12.2 Meiosisstages, crossing-over KQ 8-10 Activity 4.7: Division for gametesmeiosis: cell division for reproduction Heinemann Biology 2 Activity Manual

12.3 12.4

Errors in meiosisnon-disjunction, polyploidy Genes and developmenthomeotic genes, cell death

KQ 8-13 KQ 14-17

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4 (22 July)

11.1

Molecular tools and techniques restriction enzymes, gel electrophoresis, Southern blot, PCR, DNA sequencing DNA profiling, solving crimes, determining relationships applications Gene cloning, recombinant DNA technologyapplications

Chapter Review Q1-15 KQ 1-6

11.2

KQ 7-10

11.3

KQ11-16

5 (29 July)

13.1

Variation, inherited traits, karyotypes, sex determination Mutationstypes, effects Germ line mutations, somatic mutations Identifying mutations, spontaneous and induced mutations, mutagens

Chapter Review Q1-12 KQ 15

13.2 13.3 13.4

KQ 611 KQ 12, 13 KQ 1419 Chapter Review Q 19

Activity 4.9: No two the sameanalysis of human variation using fingerprints Heinemann Biology 2 Activity Manual

6 (5 Aug)

14.1 14.2

Genotype and phenotype Dominance and recessiveness, complete and incomplete dominance, codominance, multiple alleles Environment and phenotype

KQ 16 KQ 713

Activity 4.6: Growing up in the hills environmental influences on phenotype Heinemann Biology 2 Activity Manual

14.3

KQ 1417

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14.4 14.5

Monohybrid crosses Dihybrid crosses

KQ 1821 KQ 225

Activity 4.10: One gene or twosimple patterns of genetic inheritance Heinemann Biology 2 Activity Manual

14.6

Test crosses

KQ 2628 Chapter Review Q 18 KQ 14

7 (12 Aug)

15.1

Linked genes and recombination, gene mapping

Activity 4.11: Joined genesinvestigation of inheritance patterns when genes are linked Heinemann Biology 2 Activity Manual Activity 7: Genetic roulettepeople and pedigrees

SAC 1 Investigation into Meiosis and/or Mitosis.

15.2 15.3 8 (19 Aug) 15.4 15.5

Sex-linked inheritance Pedigree analysis, stud books Continuous and discontinuous variation, polygenic inheritance Genetic diseases, epidemiology

KQ 59 KQ 1014 KQ 1518 KQ 19, 20 Chapter Review Q 112

Chapters 1015

Area of Study 1 Review

Area of Study 1 Review Q 116

Area of Study 1: Change over time Outcome: Analyse and evaluate evidence for evolutionary change and evolutionary relationships, and describe mechanisms for change including

the effect of human interventions on evolutionary processes through selective breeding and applications of biotechnology.

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16.1 16.2

Fossils, fossil formation Dating fossils, relative/absolute, stratigraphy, indicator fossils, radiometric dating

KQ 16 KQ 710 Activity 4.15: Digging up the pastfossils and evolution Heinemann Biology 2 Activity Manual SAC 2 An investigation using a DNA tool or manipulation technique

9 (26 Aug)

16.3

Geological timescale

KQ 1113

16.4

Biogeography, Gondwana, continental drift Comparative anatomy, homologous/ analogous structures, comparative embryology, phylogenetic trees

KQ 1419 Chapter Review Q 114

17.1

KQ 16

Activity 9: Matching marsupials similarities and differences between species

10 (2 Sept)

17.2 17.3

Genetic linkage groups Molecular evidenceproteins, DNA hybridisation

KQ 7, 8 KQ 913

SAC 3 An investigation related to a genetic cross

17.4

DNAsequencing, mitochondrial DNA, chloroplast DNA, nuclear DNA Ancient (fossil) DNA, molecular clocks Evolutiongenetic change over time, variation, modern theory of evolution

KQ 1418

17.5

KQ 19, 20 Chapter Review Q 114

18.1

KQ 14

Activity 4.18: Battling beetles and bustardssimulating

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18.2

11 (9 Sept)

18.3

Selection, biological fitness, natural and artificial selection, development of theories of evolution Selection in actioncase studies, selection pressures, relative fitness, changing allele frequencies Gene flow, genetic drift, founder effect

KQ 510

natural selection Heinemann Biology 2 Activity Manual

KQ 11, 12

Activity 10: Desirable disadvantages selection in small populations Activity 4.20: Living in isolationthe founder principle and genetic drift Heinemann Biology 2 Activity Manual

18.4

KQ 1318

Chapter Review Q 114 19.1 Divergent, convergent, parallel evolution Adaptive radiation Geographic variation, races Speciation, models and processes of speciation Reproductive isolationmechanisms, extinction KQ 13

19.2 19.3 12 (16 Sept) 19.4

KQ 46 KQ 713 KQ 1418 Activity 4.22: Diversity or bustgenetic diversity and extinction Heinemann Biology 2 Activity Manual Activity 4.7: Lucy and her friendhuman evolution Heinemann Biology 2 SAC 4 Evolutionary relationships.

Chapter Review Q 19 20.1 20.2 Human evolution, evidence of relationships, features of humans Hominid evolution, hominid genera, KQ 14 KQ 511

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features 20.3 Evolution of modern humans, phylogeny of races, theories of human evolution Early Australians Human interventions in evolution antibiotics and resistant bacteria, selective breeding, reproductive technologies, gene therapy, gene technologies, ethical issues KQ 1215

Activity Manual

20.4 20.5

KQ 1620 KQ 2126

Chapter Review Q 112 Chapters 1620 Area of Study Review Area of Study 1 Review Q 116

Term 4.
Week number 13 (7 Oct) 14 (14 Oct) 15 (21 Oct) 4 (29 Oct) Activities Revision Revision Last day of studies (Monday 22 October) Assessment tasks (SAC items) SAC 5 Response to an issue.

Biology Exam (Thursday 31 October 9:00am 11:45am)

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NB: This timeline is a guide only and is subject to change due to College events and other circumstances.

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